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Regimental number870
Place of birthInglewood, Victoria
SchoolGraves Hill School, Bendigo, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressTempleton Street, Castlemaine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, James Harrison, Templeton Street, Castlemaine, Victoria
Enlistment date12 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollR1096
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularFrom Base Records; Discharged in Albany, W.A.(medically unfit) on 29th December, 1914. Died there on 17th January, 1915.
FateReturned to Australia 20 April 1919
Place of death or woundingAlbany, Western Australia
Date of death17/01/2015
Age at death21.7
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialAlbany Cemetery (Portion Presbyterian, Grave No. 143), Albany, Western Australia
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Emily HARRISON. Native of Inglewood, Victoria. Discharged in albany W.A. 29/12/14 medically unfit. Died there 17.01.15
Family/military connectionsUncle; W.H. Roberts, Military Medal

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